Jesse Hernandez: Just Hire the Younger Ones

35m | Jan 9, 2024

Dennis Doran interviews Jesse Hernandez, a construction professional and podcaster. Jesse discusses his role as a "mind shifter" in the construction industry, his journey into podcasting, and the importance of problem-solving skills in construction. He also addresses the perception of construction as hard, dirty work and shares his experiences in engaging high school students in the industry. Jesse highlights the labor shortage in construction and challenges employers to change their hiring practices, particularly towards younger individuals. He concludes by emphasizing the need for a positive work environment to attract and retain talent.

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